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(Arrival at 5 Northumberland Street)

What makes a great Savile Row bespoke or made to measure suit?...Well, quite a lot of things but obviously a good cloth is the bedrock of how your new suit will turn out. I wrote a little about cloth earlier but this time we're going into the heart of the cloth business to give you a small insight as to why English, Huddersfield Worsted, rightly owns its reputation as the finest cloth in the world. A bold statement I know but Dugdale Bros, founded in 1896 is a name which is indelibly imprinted on my mind. Dugdale's cathedral like premises at number 5 Northumberland Street, Huddersfield is the address of the first cloth merchant I visited and dealt with as an apprentice at Redmayne. At the time, Mr Charnock senior was in charge and Robert was just a junior like me in the trade.

(Arrival at Dugdale Bros)

A few years have passed since then and even though Savile Row tailors, along with many business are taking a beating. We're both still here and looking forward to better times ahead. It was a delight to drop in and see friends last week and I'd like to thank Robert and all of the team for their kind and welcoming hospitality. With the introductions out of the way, I'll stop my chatter and let my simple record of the day, filmed on an iphone do all the talking. I'm not in the movie business so forgive the quality of the production, though I simply hope you enjoy this unscripted look inside one of the world's finest cloth merchants. Thank you for dropping by.

(A grand day out)

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Tom And Claire

About Tom

Tom has been involved at the highest level in the tailoring industry for over 37 years. He has also been blogging and furthering knowledge of the craft for over 15 years. He is married to Claire and has three children.

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It's not all writing blogs and sailing. Much of my time is taken tailoring and travelling to meet Redmayne clients... Interested?
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How does this go together again? We’re sure he’ll work it out. Have a great weekend from all at Redmayne.
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Errr...think we can all agree, these cloths are Lo Errr...think we can all agree, these cloths are Lovely, Lovely, Lovely.  Just too exciting at Redmayne.
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A quick intro to Tom Mahons (our head cutter) pers A quick intro to Tom Mahons (our head cutter) personal blog where he visits @dugdalebrosandco and gets a behind the scenes tour.

For the full video go to www.cuttinganswers.com
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60 seconds at our home... Welcome to Redmayne 1860 60 seconds at our home... Welcome to Redmayne 1860. More coming soon!
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I thought tailors didn’t like white coats... It I thought tailors didn’t like white coats... It must be his Redmayne shirt that’s making him smile.
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Tan or black button tabs?... Does it really matter Tan or black button tabs?... Does it really matter when they look this good. Redmayne limited edition silk braces coming soon...
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